Brilliantly colored balloons are scheduled to soar over the Methow Valley this weekend during the 19th annual Winthrop Balloon Festival.
Donations sought to help local family
A fire of undetermined cause destroyed a Dayton Street house Sunday afternoon, forcing one of the home’s residents to flee through a window.
Voters in the Okanogan School District will be asked in April to approve the sale of $6.5 million in bonds to pay for improvements to athletic facilities, construction of three classrooms and addition of a variety of security upgrades.
Crews from seven stations battle early morning blaze
Fire swept through part of the Twisp River Pub building early Monday morning, with the rest of the business suffering extensive smoke damage.
The Tonasket Senior Citizens Center and Boy Scout Camp at Bonaparte Lake were recipients of automated external defibrillators last week, thanks to a special donation from the North Valley Hospital Foundation.
North Valley Hospital District is serious about trimming back expenses and creating a “culture change,” as CEO Mike Wicker puts it.
Okanogan County Public Health officials are waiting for lab results on a few possible cases of the Zika virus.
Party planned today at Tonasket Senior Center
A local man will celebrate his 20th birthday Monday, yet he will be blowing out 80 candles on his cake tomorrow.
Conservation Northwest has filed an appeal of a salvage timber sale planned northwest of Okanogan in an area that burned last summer in the Okanogan Complex fire.
The first listening session by the Governor’s Wildland Fire Council will be tomorrow morning, Feb. 26, at the Confluence Technology Center, 285 Technology Center Way.
An Okanogan County musician is hopeful for his chance at becoming the new lead singer of a Grammy Award-winning rock band.
The state Department of Fish and Wildlife plans a meeting March 1 on salmon forecasts.
Construction set for later this year, 20 years after proposal
A Tumwater company has been awarded a contract for more than $5 million to construct the Pateros-to-Twisp transmission line for the Okanogan County Public Utility District.
New group questions actions by current board
A group aimed at encouraging qualified individuals to run as candidates for Okanogan County commissioner is up and running.
High school students in FFA groups across Okanogan Country are marking National FFA Week, Feb. 20-27, with a variety of activities.